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Day hike: Pentland Hills Edinburgh

You don’t have to go all the way up to the highlands to stretch the legs for a hike when we have Pentland Hills just sitting next door. Pentland hills is a regional nature park with a range of hills … Read More

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Top 5 itineraries for your visit to Edinburgh

We used our local knowledge to create 5 great itineraries for a 3 days visit to Edinburgh using Inspirocks travel planner. Historic sights and nature This plan gives you a great introduction to the city on your first day with … Read More

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Rosslyn chapel – Da vinci Code

While you are in Edinburgh, why not visit the Rosslyn Chapel where a scene from the Da Vinci Code based on the famous book of Dan Brown was filmed? According to legend, the treasure of the fabled Knights Templar is … Read More

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Portobello Beach, Edinburgh

Portobello is the main beach of Edinburgh and while Scotland is not the best place to have a swim and sunbath on the beach, Portobello is still a very nice area to visit. You can walk along the beach or boulevard, also … Read More

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Best places to enjoy a craft beer in Edinburgh

Beer has been brewed in Edinburgh for many years and is probably on the most popular drink in Edinburgh. There are many micro-breweries and Free Houses in Edinburgh where a great range of local, national and international craft beer can … Read More

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Dean Village, Modern Art Museum and Stockbridge

Dean Village is a former village immediately northwest of the city center of Edinburgh. It was known as the “Water of Leith Village” and was the center of a successful grain milling area for more than 800 years. At one … Read More

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Sunset @ Carlton Hill, Edinburgh

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Cramond Island

Cramond Island is a tidal island about one mile (1.6 km) out to sea. The island has served several purposes in it’s history. It is believed that Romans first constructed a defence on the island for their harbor at Cramond. … Read More

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